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"The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?"

Jared Diamond

About the Program

Jared Diamond talks about what we can learn from traditional societies that exist in only a very few places around the world today but reflects the way people lived for the vast majority of the millions of years of human existence.  Prof. Diamond spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia.    

About the Authors

Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond is the author of several books, including Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies.  He is a geography professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.  For more information, visit jareddiamond.org.


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"The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, February 24th at 7:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 17th at 11am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 3rd at 10pm (ET)
  • Saturday, February 2nd at 7pm (ET)
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